Moore, Arch A., Jr. (Arch Alfred), 1923-2015
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3163
Overview The correspondence, scrapbooks, articles and speeches of the collection document the later portion of the life of Daniel Hale (1912-1975), a Princeton physician and conservationist, who was a creator of the board of the Southern Soil Conservation District, and a founder of the Mountain Resource Conservation and Development Area. Correspondents include Robert C. Byrd, James Kee, Arch A. Moore, Jr., and Jennings Randolph.
Collection Number: A&M.3094
Overview Papers of E. Hansford McCourt, a West Virginia politician from Webster Springs. Included are correspondence, speeches, writings, clippings scrapbooks, oral history tapes, photos, and two videotapes documenting McCourt's political career from his election to the state legislature in 1953, through his rise to president of the state senate in the 1960s, to his retirement from politics in 1973 following his unsuccessful run for Secretary of State on the Democratic ticket. Among the prominent...
Dates: ca. 1950-1975
Collection Number: A&M.0721
Overview The letters and papers of E.C. & H.B. Eagle, a father and son legal firm of Hinton, Summers County. Subjects mentioned are election campaigns, women's suffrage, prohibition, World War II, Korean War, gun control, and the goals and strategies of the Republican Party. Correspondents include Robert C. Byrd, Walter S. Hallanan, Rush D. Holt, Arch A. Moore, Jennings Randolph, Hulett C. Smith, Cecil Underwood.
Dates: ca. 1910-1980
Collection Number: A&M.1909
Overview Correspondence, financial records, speeches, reports, blueprints, and pamphlets of a Bluefield banker and businessman who was a treasurer of the Democratic Executive Committee and a member of the Board of Governors of West Virginia University. Subjects include numerous businesses in the Bluefield area, Bluefield State College, Concord College, Bank of Bramwell, Island Creek Coal Company, Norfolk and Western Railroad, Pocahontas Fuel Company, Smokeless Operators Association, Virginia Railway,...
Collection Number: A&M.2130
Overview Correspondence and financial records of a Gilmer County businessman, gas drilling contractor, schoolteacher, and elementary school principal who was involved also with coal, timber, real estate, and water well businesses. The correspondence concerns Miller's business affairs; dealings with government agencies, such as the Federal Power Commission and the Small Business Administration; applications for teaching positions and graduate schools; tax problems; campaign for a seat on the school...
Collection Number: A&M.2862
Overview Arch Alfred Moore Jr. (b. 1923) served two consecutive terms as Governor of West Virginia from 1969-1977 and a third term from 1985-1989. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection for governor in 1988. Previously, he was elected as a Republican to five terms in the United States House of Representatives, serving from January 3, 1957-January 3, 1969. He was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-first Congress in 1968. He died on January 7, 2015, in Charleston, WV. The Arch A. Moore...
Collection Number: A&M.3225
Overview Correspondence, mostly letters of thanks, from national journalists and prominent West Virginia politicians to the editor of the Clarksburg Exponent, Heister Guie Rhawn, and to his daughter Harriette Rhawn Behringer. Noteworthy is a Jennings Randolph 1945 letter confiding his political ambitions. Also there is an Oct. 15, 1932 issue of the 'West Virginia Legionnaire' about the election of Louis A. Johnson of Clarksburg, West Virginia as American Legion national commander.
Scope and Contents The Congressional papers subgroup contains files related to press, legislative, and political activities of Congressman Arch Moore and his office. It also consists of constituent services files, including correspondence with constituents and files for public works projects in West Virginia.
Collection Number: A&M.1580
Scope and Contents Correspondence, speeches, and newspaper clippings of a West Virginia Republican chairman, U.S. senator (serving in 1958), and member of the 1960 Republican National Convention platform committee.Subjects include: West Virginia and national Republican politics, 1956-1961; the 1958 Congressional election; the 1960 presidential campaign; the State Chamber of Commerce; State Economic Development Agency; Ohio Valley Improvement Association; and West Virginia University....
Collection Number: A&M.4092
Overview Collection of ten limited edition prints, published in 1980 by Augusta Press, of cartoons featuring West Virginia politicians and personalities of the period by artist Taylor Jones. Jones is a noted cartoonist and was employed by the Charleston Gazette from 1974-1982. Prints are signed by the artist and all are numbered 6/200. Prints are 13 1/2 in. x 10 3/4 in. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.